Limit search to available items
Streaming video

Title East To West: A Force From The Desert - Ep 3 of 7 / Director: Gillam-Smith, Nick
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2012
Online access available from:
Informit EduTV    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (55 min. 5 sec.) ; 331183688 bytes
Summary This series tells the story of the birth and flourishing of civilisation in the Middle East and its huge influence on the West. It contends that any history that starts from an ancient Greek perspective distorts the true path of civilisation. For crucial phases in world history, the political, economic and cultural centre was the Middle East. From the foundation of science, monotheism, commerce, justice, civil rights and artistic expression - look eastward. (From Turkey, in English, Arabic and Turkish) (Documentary Series) (Part 3 of 7) PG CC
Event Broadcast 2012-05-30 at 21:30:00
Notes Classification: PG
Subject Architecture -- Middle Eastern influences.
Deserts -- Economic aspects.
Islam -- Religious aspects.
Saudi Arabia -- Mecca.
Middle East -- Jerusalem.
Form Streaming video
Author Gillam-Smith, Nick, director
Abdalla, Khalid, cast
Abdulaziz al Khalef, Ibrahim, contributor
ʻUqaylī, Ṭalāl, contributor
Al-Asad, Khalid, contributor
Ennahid, Said, contributor
Hoyland, Robert, contributor
Kennedy, Hugh, contributor
Rabat, Nasser, contributor
Said Natsheh, Yusuf, contributor
Souto, Juan, contributor
Swelim, Tarek, contributor
Yusef, Muhsin, contributor